Search for dissertations about: "Hospitals"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 422 swedish dissertations containing the word Hospitals.

  1. 1. Preanalytical errors in hospitals implications for quality improvement of blood sample collection

    University dissertation from Umeå : Medicinsk biovetenskap

    Author : Olof Wallin; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; medical errors; preanalytical; quality improvement; questionnaire; venous blood sampling; MEDICINE Chemistry Clinical chemistry; MEDICIN Kemi Klinisk kemi;

    Abstract : Background: Most errors in the venous blood testing process are preanalytical, i.e. they occur before the sample reaches the laboratory. Unlike the laboratory analysis, the preanalytical phase involves several error-prone manual tasks not easily avoided with technological solutions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Managing Variable Patient Flows at Hospitals

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Olle Olsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : Healthcare is a large industry faced with major challenges, such as decreasing inpatient bed numbers and increases in the share of elderly people, which require improved efficiency and effectiveness. The organisation of hospitals normally comprises highly specialised clinical departments, through which patient flows are managed. READ MORE

  3. 3. On norovirus outbreaks and transmission in hospitals

    University dissertation from Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

    Author : Carl-Johan Fraenkel; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; norovirus; outbreaks; transmission; surveillance; prevention;

    Abstract : Abstract Noroviruses are now the leading cause of gastroenteritis worldwide. Noroviruses are effectively transmitted due to a low infectious dose, viral shedding in high concentrations, environmental stability, and they induce only a limited immunity after infection. Especially, the norovirus variants of genotype II.4 (GII. READ MORE

  4. 4. Characterization of clinical enterococcal isolates in Swedish hospitals : studies on genetic relatedness and high-level gentamicin resistance

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping Universitet

    Author : Baharak Saeedi; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : During the last few decades, and in parallel with increasing resistance to multiple antibiotics, enterococci have become one of the leading pathogens that cause nosocomial infections. High-level gentamicin resistant (HLGR) enterococci have become frequent. Thus, there are compelling reasons to control the transmission of enterococci with HLGR. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beds for Patients in the Acute Somatic Hospitals : How are they Purchased, Used and what Satisfaction do they give?

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping Universitet

    Author : Kerstin Petzäll; Karlstads universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; hospital beds; bedside equipment; purchasing; patients opinions; Nursing Science; Omvårdnad;

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